Sysenvatnet, Eidfjord

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Sysenvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Eidfjord in Hordaland county, Norway. The 10.24km2 lake lies at the north end of the Sysendalen valley, about east of the famous Vøringfossen waterfall. The lake is dammed on the south end by a large stone embankment, and the lake is used as the main reservoir for the Sima power station. The dam can be easily seen from the Norwegian National Road 7, which runs near the southern shore of the lake.
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  • The dam is impressive and it is a short and easy stop, so why not take a break here. Popular stopping place, many cars every time I come here  more »
  • We stopped to admire the view and dam during a tour. We had a clear enough day that we could also make out the glaciers on the mountains in the distance. The winds were gusting but the overall...  more »
  • The power of water, mountains and human thought.
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  • The scenery on the Highlands is too beautiful to see icebergs on the other side of the lake, the clouds in the sky seem to reach out on the head can be, too spectacular!
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